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Waterbury, Ct. .... Holyoke, Mass. Ft. Wayne, Ind. Youngstown, O. Houston, Tex. Covington, Ky. Akron, O. Dallas, Tex. Saginaw, Mich. Lancaster, Pa. Lincoln, Neb. Brockton, Mass. Binghaniton, N. Y. Augusta, Ga. Pawtucket, R I. Altoona, Pa. .... Wheeling, W. Va. Mobile, Ala. Birmingham, Ala. Little Rock, Ark. Springfield, O. .. Galveston, Tex. Tacoma, Wash. Haverhill, Mass. Spokane, Wash. Terre Haute, Ind. Dubuque Quincy, Ill. South Bend, Ind. Salem, Mass. Johnstown, Pa. Elmira, N. Y. Allentown, Pa. Davenport, Ia. McKeesport, Pa. Springfield, I11. Chelsea, Mass. Chester, Pa. York, Pa. Malden, Mass. Topeka, Kan. Newton, Mass. Sioux City, Ia. Bayonne, N. J. Knoxville, Tenn. Chattanooga, Tenn.

60.09 28.27 27.47 35.11 61.97 14.90 54.81 12.00

8.59 29.51 *27.17 46.78 13.26 18.44 41.90 28.47 12.62 23.79 46.75 48.05 19.90 29.93 4.70

45,859 45,712 45,115 44,885 44,633 42,938 42,728 42,638 42,345 41,459 40,169 40,063 39,647 39,441 39,231 38,973 38,878 38,469 38,415 38,307 38,253 37,789 37,714 37,175 36,848 36,673 36,297 36,252 35,999 35,956 35,936 35,672 35,416 35,254 34,227 34,159 34,072 33,988 33,708 33,664 33,608 33,587 33,111 32,722 32,637 32,490

28,646 35,637 35,393 33,220 27,557 37,371 27,601 38,067 46,322 32,011 55,154 27,294 35,005 33,300 27,633 30,337 34,522 31,076 26,178 25,874 31,895 29,084 36,006 27,412 19,922 30,217 30,311 31,494 21,819 30,801 21,805 30,893 25,228 26,872 20,741 24,963 27,909 20,226 20,793 23,031 31,007 24,379

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21.37
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Schenectady, N. Y.
Fitchburg, Mass.
Superior City, Wis.
Rockford, Ill.
Taunton, Mass.
Canton, O.
Butte, Mont.
Montgomery, Ala.
Auburn. N. Y.
East St. Louis
Joliet, Ill.
Sacramento
Racine, Wis.
LaCross, Wis.
Williamsport, Pa.
Jacksonville, Fla.
New Castle, Pa.
Newport, Ky.
Oshkosh, Wis.
Woonsocket, R. I.
Pueblo, Col.
Atlantic City
Passaic, N.J.
Bay City, Mich.
Fort Worth, Tex.
Lexington, Ky.
Gloucester, Mass.
South Omaha, Neb.
North Britain, Ct.
Council Bluffs, Ia.
Cedar Rapids, Ia.
Easton, Pa.....
Jackson, Mich.

31,682
31,531
31,091
31,051
33,036
30,667
30,470
30,346
30,345
29,655
29,353
29,282
29,102
28,895
28,757
28,429
28,339
28,301
28,284
28,204
28,157
27,838
27,777
27,628
26,688
26,369
26,121
26,001
25,998
25,802
25,656
25,238
25,180

19,902
22,037
11,983
23,584
25,448
26,189
10,723
21,883
25,858
15,169
23,264
26,386
21,014
25,090
27,132
17,201
11,600
24,918
22,836
20,830
24,558
13,055
13,028
27,839
23,076
21,567
24,651

8,062
16,519
21,474
18,020
14,481
20,798

59.19
43.08
159.46
31.60
21.96
17.10
184.16
38.67
17:35
95.40
26.10
10.98
38.49
15.17

5.99
62.20
144.30
13.58
23.86
35.40
14.56
113.24
113.21

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15.65
22.27

5.90
222.51
57.38
20.15
42.38
74.28
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INDEX.

9-10

II-17

18-60

INTRODUCTION
HOW THE UNITED STATES HAS BECOME A

GREAT NATION ....
HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF OUR NEW
POSSESSIONS
HAWAII

Location and Description
Population
People
Products

20-31

23

25
25
30
32-36
33
35
36

41-47

Porto Rico...

Location ...
Climate and Products

People .....
PHILIPPINE ISLANDS..

Location
Climate
Population
Discovery
People .
Mineral Wealth

Capture of Manila
GUAM

How obtained
Location and Description
Population
People .

Climate
WAKE ISLAND.

How Obtained ...
Location and Description

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50-53
50
52
53
53
53

54-60 55 56 56 57 57

58 58

SAMOA...

How Obtained and History
Location, area
People ...
Climate

Products
CUBA....

History
Previous Government
Position and Surface
Natural Products
Population
People
Climate
Agriculture and Commerce
Animals

Summary
THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES

IMPORTANT POINTS IN THE PRESIDENT'S

MESSAGE.
THE 56TH CONGRESS...
The Senate.

Qualifications ..
How Elected ....
List of Senators, 57th Congress

Officers of the Senate
House of Representatives.

Qualifications
How Elected ...
List of Representatives, 57th Congress
Officers of the House

59 59 60

61-74

61

63 63 63 63 63 65

66 66 66 66 74

75-82

75

THE SENATE ...

PREPARING TO DO BUSINESS...
IMPORTANT EVENTS IN THE SENATE

Trusts
Policy Regarding the Philippines

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89

Interoceanic Canals

77 Respecting Cuba

. 77,81,82 Obligations to New Possessions..

78 Finance

80 THE HOUSE ..

83-85 PREPARING TO DO BUSINESS...

83 Important Event in the House

83 Finance

83 RULESOFTHE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 86-110 Duties of the Speaker .

86 Election of Officers

87 Duties of Sergeant-at-Arms

88 Duties of the Doorkeeper

88 Duties of the Postmaster

89 Duties of the Chaplain (Rule VII) Of the Members

89 Questions of Privilege

89 Of Committees

90
Powers and Duties of Committees
Delegates
Calendars and Reports of Committees
Of Decorum and Debate
On Calls of the Roll and House

97 On Motions, their precedence, etc

99 Previous Question

100 Reconsideration

100 Of Amendments

IOI Of Amendments of the Senate

IOI On Bills ....

ΙΟΙ Of Petitions, Memorials, Bills and Resolutions

102 Of Committees of the White House

102 Order of Business

104 Priority of Business

105 Private and District of Columbia Business.. 105 Unfinished Business

106 Change or Suspension of Rules

106

92

96 96

96

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